Visn. Nac. Akad. Nauk Ukr. 2017. (2): 48-53
https://doi.org/10.15407/visn2017.02.048

V.I. Lyalko, A.I. Sakhatsky, L.A. Elistratova, A.A. Аpostolov
Scientific Centre for Aerospace Research of the Earth, Institute of Geological Science, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv

APPLICATION OF NPP/VIIRS NIGHT SATELLITE IMAGES FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF THE ECONOMIC CRISIS IN THE EAST OF UKRAINE (DONETSK AND LUHANSK REGIONS)

In the article the economic situation in the East of Ukraine (the Donetsk and Luhansk regions which are within the armed conflict zone) is assessed. Taking into account that official statistical data are not available for these territories, the monthly products of lighting for 2014, 2015, 2016 years from NPP/VIIRS images taken at night are used for the assessment of economic losses from military operations in the East of Ukraine.

Keywords: product of Day/Night Band (DNB), lighting, satellite imaging.

 Language of article: ukrainian

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